BALAK Numbers 22:2–25:9 Moshe Kempinski Shorashimshop.com Balaam was “the prophet for the nations” who watched the progression of the Israelites into their destiny with apprehension. He is called into action by Balak, the King of Moab, who has been witness to the fact that the armies of the Canaanite nations are no match for this … Read more
TORAH PORTION of “CHUKAT” Numbers 19:1–22:1) Moshe Kempinski www.shorashimshop.com Mortality has been seen by some as a curse and a punishment. Yet from a Torah perspective death though painful and sad, is described in an almost “by the way ” type of statement .In the midst of describing the punishments Adam and Eve and their … Read more
Anger is a poison that corrupts ,distorts and turns us away from our true desires and even from those we want to stay connected to.
Moshe Kempinski Hashem wants to teach the Israelites and the whole world a lesson about finding Him and He uses almonds blossoming on Aaron’s staff as the method of teaching Join the lesson by clicking here
Torah portion of Korach Numbers 16:1–18:32. Moshe Kempinski There is a fire raging in the world. The issues are real and painful. Yet there are forces that are using that pain as a tool for their own agenda and are manipulating real concerns into weapons of chaos and mayhem. Real and perceived problems need to … Read more
Parshat Shelach Numbers 13:1–15:41 ( read in Israel this Shabbat) After the difficult and painful experience of the Sin of the spies we read of offerings brought to bring a sweet fragrance before Hashem; Speak to the children of Israel and say to them: When you arrive in the Land of your dwelling place, which … Read more
Only 2 of 12 spies come back with a good report. Why?